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Gallery Hours 11am - 4pm   Tuesday through Saturday 

During the Downtown Springfield 2nd Friday Art Walk - OPEN til 8:00PM

Gallery Admission:
Suggested Donation
$3 per person
$5 per family

© 2020 Emerald Empire Art Association

500 Main Street, Springfield, OR 97477

Dotty & Frank Light Family

youth art Camp



The Emerald Empire Art Association (“EEAA”) is seeking an individual who is interested in devoting time and talent for the benefit of the organization, in the position of Project Coordinator. The Project Coordinator should be knowledgeable about art programs and curriculums. This position is ideal for someone interested in utilizing or expanding their experience in arts education and management. 


• A one-year commitment under an annual contract. 

• Dedication to developing a new program for the Springfield youth. 

• Time may vary depending on time management, events, and opportunities. 

DUTIES: Work closely with the Youth Art Camp Committee, with the approval of the Dotty & Frank Light Family Endowment Planning Committee and the EEAA Board of Directors, to develop and implement a new summer arts program for youth in the Springfield area. 

• Work with the Emerald Art Center to create and finalize a budget. 

• Meet with teachers, coordinators, and administrators from the Springfield School District and private schools about the Youth Art Camp and opportunities for partnerships. 

• Initiate a call for course proposals from teachers experienced in working with Middle School and High School students. 

• With a search committee, hire two or more instructors for this program. 

• Create, implement, and promote: 

o curricula of the Summer 2018 program o tuition rates o scholarship programs o marketing/promotions strategies 

• Maintain expenses with the approved budget. 

• Determine type and quantity of help needed to implement program. 

• Welcome and maintain partnerships. 

• Coordinate and confirm classrooms in all locations. 

• Facilitate class sessions. 

• Follow procedures on security and safety of the Emerald Art Center (“EAC”) Gallery. 

• Share information about the LIGHT FAMILY YOUTH ART CAMP and our local arts and culture. 

• Oversee the LIGHT FAMILY YOUTH ART CAMP and provide reports to the EEAA Board of Directors and Center Director. 


• Excellent organizational, written and verbal skills, and time management. 

• Professionalism when interacting with public, students, staff and faculty. 

• Attention to detail. 

• Knowledge of Art History and Art Making 

• Engage with diverse populations 

• Dedicated to continuous quality improvement 

SALARY: The total salary for the position will be $3,480, to be paid out in monthly installments of $350 on the last business day of each month, beginning the first month of employment, with the remaining balance to be paid on the last business day of August, upon completion of the 2020 youth art camp. 

TO APPLY: Provide a letter of interest, resumé, and three (3)business references, by March 14, 2020. 

Contact information for questions and/or submittals is as follows: 

Emerald Empire Art Association Attn: Miriam Alexis Jordan, Board Member 500 Main Street Springfield OR 97477 malexisjordan@comcast.net Phone: 541-953-6764 

Thank you for your interest.